Portsmouth School District

Portsmouth, Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3232750
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 18, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Special Education - Teacher Assistant

Reports To: Classroom Teacher/Building Principal

Provide instructional and other direct services to students.


High School Diploma or general equivalency diploma

Completion of a Teacher Assistant Pre-Employment Training Program approved by the RI Department of Education (RIDE). Exceptions to this particular qualification are those with a TA certification from another state or those with Associates Degree or Bachelor's Degree AND who have completed coursework or other training consistent with the teacher assistant program standards. Candidates will be expected to attend Non-Violent Crisis Prevention Intervention(CPI) training.

Meet one of the following requirements:
Successfully pass the ParaPro Assessment OR
Complete at least 2 years of study at an institution of higher education OR
Obtain an Associate’s Degree or higher

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Instructional Support > Paraprofessional / IA
  • Welcome to Portsmouth School District!

    Our mission is to create a comprehensive teaching and learning environment which provides opportunities to students to become, to their fullest potential, responsible citizens, self-directed individuals, and life-long learners. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Portsmouth School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Brooke Grant , Special Education Coordinator
    • 29 Middle Road
    • Portsmouth, Rhode Island 02871
    • Phone: 401-683-1039
    • Fax: 401-683-5204
    • Email: click here

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